Employment Opportunities

GWAAR Job Opportunities

Fiscal Program Assistant

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is looking for a full-time, Fiscal Program Assistant. This position assists the Fiscal Department in supporting aging programs in a wide variety of activities including document organization and storage, contract management, technical assistance related to requirements of the federal Older Americans Act, and analyzing information around quality data collection to ensure adequacy, and accuracy and legitimacy of data.  

Minimum one year of clerical experience (Associate degree acceptable alternative). Proficient in the use of Microsoft programs, especially SharePoint, Word, and Excel. Excellent typing and 10-key accuracy. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Read the complete job description.

Send cover letter and resume to: info@gwaar.org

 

Public Interest Elder Law Attorney

Due to recent growth, the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is hiring an additional full-time attorney.  The attorney will assist in the supervision of elder benefit specialists in an approximately 15-county region within the state, and provide monthly training and legal assistance on state and federal public benefit programs.  This position will also provide direct legal representation to older adults.

This position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin.  We are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to working with clients aged 60 and older, people with disabilities, and/or individuals with low-income.  Knowledge of state and federal benefit programs and health insurance options is strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will have direct client experience in estate planning, consumer law, or general civil matters.  It is preferred that the person live in the Madison area; however, we may consider a remote work situation within the state.  Occasional overnight statewide travel is required.  Read the full job description: Public Interest Elder Law Attorney Job Description.

Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered.

Starting salary is $50,000 to $60,000 plus generous paid time off, holiday pay, life insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, flex spending accounts, etc. 

The positions will remain open until filled.  Send cover letter and resume to the following:

Attorney Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

1414 MacArthur Road, Suite A

Madison, WI  53714

Email: Kate.schilling@gwaar.org

 

Medicare Outreach Coordinator

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is hiring a full-time Medicare Outreach Coordinator. The Medicare Outreach Coordinator will provide technical assistance and training to SHIP counselors on outreach about Medicare and related health insurance benefits, as well as Medicare Savings Programs, Part D Extra Help, and SeniorCare. The Medicare Outreach Coordinator will also create and update publications, newsletter articles, videos, trainings, and outreach materials related to Medicare, related subsidies, and drug coverage. 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree with at least one year of human services experience. We are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to working with clients aged 60 and older, people with disabilities, and/or individuals with low-income. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with Medicare and beneficiary counseling. 

This is a remote work-from-home position. Candidates may work from a home office anywhere within the state of Wisconsin. Reliable high-speed internet access is required. Office space is available in Madison if the candidate prefers to work in an office setting. Occasional overnight travel to Madison, Milwaukee, or other locations within the state may be required. Read the complete job description.

This position includes full employee benefits including health insurance, paid time off, long-term disability, short-term disability, life insurance, a flexible spending account, and a generous retirement employer contribution and match. 

Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered. 

The positions will remain open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to the following:

Attorney Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
1414 MacArthur Road, Suite A
Madison, WI  53714
Email: Kate.schilling@gwaar.org

 

Care Consultant

The Veteran Self-Directed Program (VSDP) helps Veterans needing assistance choose their own caregivers, services, and supports to be able to safely and successfully remain living in their home. In conjunction with the Veteran and their family, the VSDP Care Consultant is responsible for assessing the Veteran’s abilities and level of functioning, identifying areas of need and preferences for meeting those needs, developing a care plan to meet the needs; assisting the Veteran and family caregiver with setting up and purchasing goods and services within their individual budget allocation; and assisting the Veteran with monitoring service provision. This position requires a significant amount of travel within the North Chicago, Tomah, Madison, and Milwaukee VAMC catchment areas. Ideal candidate will be located in Central or Eastern-Central part of the state.

Read the complete job description.

Send cover letter and resume to the following:

Lisa Drouin, VA Programs Manager
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
1414 MacArthur Road, Suite A
Madison, WI  53714
Email: Lisa.Drouin@GWAAR.org

 

GWAAR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. GWAAR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.